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2011-09-12 09:33:03

After a final thruster firing last week to deplete its remaining fuel, ESA's venerable ERS-2 observation satellite has been safely taken out of service.

JAXA Successfully Tests Engine Of Akatsuki Venus Probe
2011-09-08 10:38:01

Japan's space agency said that it had successfully test-fired the engine of its "Akatsuki" space probe.

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2011-08-26 10:54:30

Japanese scientists have determined that the most common meteorites found on Earth are born from stony asteroids.

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2011-07-25 12:05:00

Japan jumped ahead of Germany on Sunday to become the third nation in terms of time its astronauts have spent in space.

2011-06-24 17:19:00

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Space Flight Awareness Program recently recognized John Brinkman of Imperial, Pa., for his outstanding support of human spaceflight. Brinkman is a safety engineer at NASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland and works for ARES Corp.

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2011-06-01 11:00:00

All space missions have one inescapable dependency: the electricity flowing through their systems to keep them alive.

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2011-05-10 09:28:23

NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite has been keeping track of the drenching rainfall that has been occurring in the central US this springtime, and a newly created rain map from that data from April 4 to May 4, 2011 shows those soaked areas.

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2011-04-27 13:42:29

Scientists from NASA and other organizations are on a mission to unlock the mysteries of why certain clouds produce copious amounts of rain.

2011-04-06 16:08:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, and NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced today that they have successfully operated a Japanese HAYABUSA low power microwave ion engine at Aerojet's facility in Redmond, Wash.

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2011-03-24 13:54:31

X-ray observations made by the Suzaku observatory provide the clearest picture to date of the size, mass and chemical content of a nearby cluster of galaxies.


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  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
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